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Coat of arms of Plachy-Buyon
Coat of arms
Plachy-Buyon is located in France
Coordinates: 49°48′59″N 2°13′11″E / 49.8164°N 2.2197°E / 49.8164; 2.2197Coordinates: 49°48′59″N 2°13′11″E / 49.8164°N 2.2197°E / 49.8164; 2.2197
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Ailly-sur-Noye
Intercommunality CC Somme Sud-Ouest
 • Mayor (2014) Lionel Normand
Area1 10.13 km2 (3.91 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 909
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80627 /80160
Elevation 37–122 m (121–400 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Plachy-Buyon is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.


The commune is situated on the D8 road, some 8 miles (13 km) south of Amiens, in the valley of the Selle river, a tributary of the Somme. It is heavily influenced by the proximity of Amiens. 28% of the inhabitants are under the age of twenty.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
298 340 462 767 799 929 909
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The new mairie, inaugurated on 14 October 2006.
  • The old paper mill. Built around 1838-1844, on the site of an old watermill.
  • Protected wooded valley site.
  • The nineteenth century church of Saint-Martin.
  • Traces of two Gallo-Roman villas.

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